Great Thoughts for Thinking: (Changed Mondays & Thursdays.)
No man can read the Bible and be lazy. Christianity increases a man's...capacity for labor. --Booker T. Washington (Tuskegee Institute, May 24, 1900)
As a rule a person should get into the habit of reading his Bible. You never read in history of any great man whose influence has been lasting, who has not been a reader of the Bible. Take Abraham Lincoln and Gladstone. Their lives show that they have been readers of the Bible. —Booker T. Washington
If you wish to properly direct your mind and necessarily your lives, begin by reading the book of all books. Read your Bible every day, and you will find how healthily you will grow. --Booker T. Washington, (The Booker T. Washington Papers, Vol. 3: 1889-95, ed., Louis R. Harlan, Univ. of Illinois Press, 1974, p. 93)
You don’t’ have to be a fantastic hero to do certain things—to compete. You can be an ordinary chap, sufficiently motivated to reach challenging goals. –Sir Edmund Hillary
I can’t let my actions be predicated on how I’m perceived. I’ve got to have something real. –John Thompson
Act like you expect to get into the end zone. –Joe Paterno
They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night. In their grey visions they obtain glimpses of eternity. –Edgar Allan Poe
Determination gives you the resolve to keep going in spite of the roadblocks that lay before you. –Denis Waitley
The price of success is hard work, dedication to the job at hand, and the determination that whether we win or lose, we have applied the best of ourselves to the task at hand. –Vince Lombardi
Joy is the simplest form of gratitude. —Karl Barth
Social scientists have found that the fastest way to feel happiness is to practice gratitude. —Chip Conley
I think I run my strongest when I run with joy, with gratitude, with focus, with grace. —Kristin Armstrong
The sound of a small bell during a dark night...is louder than the din of traffic outside your window during rush hour. Surprise and differentiation have far more impact than noise does. --Seth Godin
Life throws you knives. You either catch them with the handle or the blade. --Lionel Hollins
The graveyard is the richest place on earth, because it is here that you will find all the hopes and dreams that were never fulfilled, the books that were never written, the songs that were never sung, the inventions that were never shared, the cures that were never discovered, all because someone was too afraid to take that first step, keep with the problem, or determined to carry our their dream. --Les Brown
40 Days of Prayer for the Pastors, Churches, Cities, and Requests of the Long Beach Harbor Southern Baptist Association. See Prayer Resources above for full lists.
Today's SIG Alert!*
Day 34 – Psalm 5.3: In the morning, O Lord, You will hear My voice; in the morning I will order my prayer to You and eagerly watch.
*see Prayer Resources above.
Look at Servantship Zone above for fall semester schedule for LBH Zion Theological School courses and information!
See Prayer Resources link above.
www.guidestone.org/LearningCenter/ Ministry.aspx, and click on O. S. Hawkins online books.
Information and Application form for reserving the Evangelistic Block Party Trailer available in the For Pastors/Churches above.
Send your email address to firstname.lastname@example.org, or your mailing address to the Long Beach Harbor Southern Baptist Association address, which can be found by clicking on the Contact Us link to the left.
A Special Service for Pastors, Ministers, and Church Leaders! See Leadership Zone above!
You may be surprised at what you find. Free book download available online. Go to www.freewonderfulbook.com. From The Way of the Master website.
Ever wanted a way to say thanks to them? See the Gratitude Campaign in the Links above.
The full-page calendar can be viewed by clicking on the full-page icon at the bottom of the sidebar calendar on the right of this home page. When you are viewing this full-page calendar, and you click on an event to see its details, you will see an option to sign up for an email reminder. Every night about 10 PM (PT), emails will be sent out to remind the subscriber of an event's occurence the next day.
Make checks out to the Long Beach Harbor Southern Baptist Association, and mail to our new address at 4508-A Atlantic Avenue, Long Beach CA 90807.